Food grade rubber hose is widely used to transfer food for human.The food safe hose can deliver bean, beverage, milk, liquor, etc. Therefore, in order to protect human health, the rubber hose should be food grade tubing. Thus the food safe hose not only complys with EU 10/2011, but also meet FDA. Many partners have questions on food grade hoses. There are many types of food hoses, which one is suitable for their own use? It is also the most asked question from our clients.
Focus on these factors when choosing a food grade rubber hose
Pressure: refers to the working pressure and the min burst pressure inside the food process system. Generally, the min burst pressure is 3~4 times of the working pressure.
Vacuum pressure: Negative pressure or vacuum resistance is required.
Temperature: refers to the temp of the medium and the temp of the work condition. Include the temp and time during CIP/SIP clean.
Medium and contacts: refers to the substance and its property. Media determines the material of the food grade hose. Especially food grade chemical tubes. For example, acid solvent ask for a food safe hose pipe which can bear acid. Besides, some food grade hose pipe is for liquid. While food grade rubber tubing is for powder and solid food.
Bend: food hoses have different bend radius. It is in the elbow and joint.
Orientflex is an expert in hose solutions. Since set up in 2006, we aims at offering you the most cost-effective hoses and fittings. After 17 years’ development, we are not a reliable and one of the top hose suppliers. With the growth, we insist the win-win priciple with our clients. As for the hose types, we offer you PVC hose like PVC garden hose and PVC steel wire hose. While we can also offer you insudtrial hose such as rubber air hose, rubber water hose and oil hose. In addition, we can offer you hydraulic hose and silicone hose. If you need hoses, welcome to send us inquiry.